VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS SIGN SHEA THEODORE TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

VEGAS (September 24, 2018) –  Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, September 24, that the team has signed defenseman Shea Theodore to a seven-year contract through the 2024-25 season worth an average annual value of $5,200,000.

McPhee will address the media following Gerard Gallant’s postgame press conference on September 24.

Theodore, 23, had 29 points (6G, 23A) and 14 penalty minutes in 61 games during the 2017-18 regular season. He appeared in all 20 games of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the Stanley Cup Final, recording on 10 points (3G, 7A) with eight penalty minutes. In his three NHL seasons, Theodore has skated in 114 games and has recorded 46 points (11G, 35A) to go with 44 penalty minutes.

 

The Langley, British Columbia-native was acquired by the Vegas Golden Knights via a trade from the Anaheim Ducks during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft.

 

Shea Theodore, Defenseman

Birthplace: Langley, BC, Canada

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 195 lbs.

Age: 23

Draft: Selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the first round, (26th overall) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft

Notes:

-Had 29 points (six G, 23 A) in 61 games in 2017-18 regular season

-Collected 10 points (three G, seven A) in 20 games of 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including Stanley Cup Final

-Started the 2017-18 season with AHL Chicago Wolves collecting 11 points (5 G, 6 A) before getting called to the Golden Knights on Oct. 30.

 

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